What is slwts.exe?

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  • 20-Aug-2009
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

SecureLogin
SecureLogin SSO
v6.1
All


Situation

Question

What is slwts.exe?

Resolution

Answer

Slwts.exe is a new component installed with SecureLogin 6.1 that allows SecureLogin to handle Citrix published applications automatically. This is in comparison to previous releases, where users manually configured published application shortcuts via SLLauncher.

With 6.1 no SLWTS.exe related configuration is required. Citrix published applications will be SSO-enabled automatically.

If you upgrade from a previous version of SecureLogin SSO, you are not required to change any SLLauncher.exe shortcuts previously created for published Citrix applications. Once installed, SecureLogin SSO modifies the existing SLLauncher.exe automatically, so that it is simply a shell that will run any command line passed to it.

The new SLWTS component will also launch for published desktop or other logins (including RDP only) which will allow SSO to be available before the users desktop and applications actually start.

Because it is implemented as a Citrix identified service, SLwts will not hold the Citrix session open when the published application is closed Citrix will end the process upon application shutdown.

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